+64 7 574 6522

We are Committed to Providing Results, 100% Transparency and Impeccable Communication

Ripple Effect (formerly Write Ahead) has been operating for 8 years. Our continued growth and long-term client relationships are testament to the quality of our services.

Ripple Effect is a Google Certified Partner

Success Built on Results, Transparency and Fair Pricing 

Write Ahead Ltd was formed by Dave Manville in 2010. The name was a representation and play on words of its two key services - Copywriting and SEO. Write Ahead Ltd quickly moved to offers its NZ businesses with a full spectrum of digital marketing services - SEO, Google Ads, Remarketing and Google Shopping. Copywriting has since become part of its SEO offerings. Fast forward 8 years and Write Ahead was re-named Ripple Effect Digital Marketing.

Ripple Effect is today still owned and operated by Dave Manville. He employees a small team of specialists with a skill set that allow us to provide the very best services to our clients - and at a fraction of the price charged by big Auckland digital marketing agencies.

All of the work we acquire is either from referrals or from Google organic search traffic. Hard work, ethics, fair pricing and a commitment to treating our client's websites like our own means that we have never had to pay to advertise our services. When you work with Ripple Effect, you can be sure that you'll only ever deal with one person.

Our clients are the heartbeat of our Tauranga SEO and Google Ads agency. Our promise is to build our services around your targets, your demands and your budget.

Meet the Team

Dave Manville


Dave set up the business in 2010 and is at the forefront of all business activity and client communication.

Contact details

T: 07 574 6522 
M: 027 574 7515 
 Email: dave@rippleeffect.co.nz

Sofia Wood

Social Media

Sofia is a marketing specialist, focusing on digital and the social space. Sofia holds a Bachelor of Commerce and as a digital native, enjoys using her skills to ensure her clients see staggering results.

Contact details

T: 07 574 6522 

Rachel Hart


Rachel has a real passion for words and she crafts exceptional SEO-focused copy for all pages on websites.

Contact details

T: 07 574 6522 

Andrew Nalder

Web Designer

Using the Webflow platform, Andrew is a web design wizard who can custom build a site to suit your needs.

Contact details

M: 021 808 000